8.12.17

Approaching Diabetes Denial… From One Type Two Another | Belle and Pooche | Real Life Diabetes 46

You know what takes courage? Looking at your weaknesses, then sketching out a path forward to wellness. Led by her well-intentioned sister Pooche, Belle sat down to chat with Amber (a good friend) about her complicated relationship with type 2 diabetes. As a person with type 1 diabetes, it stands as a fresh look at life with type 2 diabetes, helping us all understand each other a little better.


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SHOW NOTES:

  • Note on a1c (Amber was close): <5.7 is normal, >5.7 and <6.5 is prediabetes, and >6.5 is a diabetes diagnosis
  • Historically, hypertension (not diabetes) has been termed the “silent killer”, due to most folk’s not feeling high blood pressures

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